Ontario's School Battery Recycling Challenge

Ontario's School Battery Recycling Challenge

Welcome to the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge!

The Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge is for elementary and secondary schools in the province of Ontario. If you want to do something great for the environment and have a chance to win great prizes, you've come to the right place! This challenge is brought to you by Raw Materials Company Inc.

Welcome Students!

If you are a student and your school is participating in the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge, you can register to win some great prizes. Please enter here.

Students Enter Here!
Students Enter Here!

Welcome Teachers!

Welcome to the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge!

If you are a teacher or work at one of Ontario's elementary or secondary schools, please enter here.

Teachers Enter Here!
Teachers Enter Here!

The OSBRC has raised an estimated:

$250.86

OSBRC 5th Annual Challenge Leaderboards

OSBRC Pledge
Prize Pool

Estimated PRIZE POOL

$1,003.45

Every school that recycles 100% of their OSBRC Pledge will receive an equal share of the OSBRC Pledge Prize Pool!

So far, 5 schools have recycled their share!


Blue Leaderboard

most batteries collected by schools with
250 students or more

Estimated Provincial PRIZE

$602.07

School District Estimated* Actual* Total
1st Good Shepherd Courtice PVNCCDSB 16,136 0 18,136
2nd Parkinson Centennial Public Sc... Orangeville UGDSB 733 14,470 17,203
3rd Earmers corner public school Cornwall UCDSB 4,401 5,767 11,168
4th Holy Trinity C.S.S. Courtice PVNCCDSB 8,068 0 10,068
5th Brooklin Village PS Brooklin DDSB 8,068 0 9,068
6th JJ O'Neill Napanee ALCDSB 7,334 0 7,334
7th Southwold PS St. Thomas TVDSB 5,134 0 7,134
8th Monsignor Michael O'Leary Bracebridge smcdsb 6,601 0 6,601
9th St. Mark School Mississauga DPCDSB 6,601 0 6,601
10th Victory Public School Guelph UGDSB 3,667 0 5,667

This leaderboard is for schools with enrollment of 250 or more. The payout for this leaderboard will include the top five schools; a 1st place prize ($250.86), a 2nd place prize ($125.43) and a leaderboard prize for 3rd, 4th and 5th ($75.26 each).

Prize dollar amounts are an estimate based on current tonnage submitted and may be subject to change.


Red Leaderboard

most batteries collected by schools with
249 students or less

Estimated Provincial PRIZE

$602.07

School District Estimated* Actual* Total
1st Quintilian School Kingston IND 23,470 0 24,470
2nd Chapel Hill Catholic School Orleans OCSB 13,935 0 14,935
3rd Springfield Public School Springfield TVDSB 0 12,019 12,019
4th Belleville Christian School Belleville BCS 7,334 0 9,334
5th King's Town School Kingston IND 7,334 0 7,334
6th Muskoka Christian School Utterson MACS 5,134 0 7,134
7th Westmount Junior School Etobicoke TDSB 4,401 0 6,401
8th Port Rowan Public School Port Rowan GEDSB 4,401 0 6,401
9th McGillivray Central Ailsa Craig Tvdsb 2,934 0 3,934
10th Montessori Academy of London London Private 2,934 0 3,934

This leaderboard is for schools with enrollment of 249 or less. The payout for this leaderboard will include the top five schools; a 1st place prize ($250.86), a 2nd place prize ($125.43) and a leaderboard prize for 3rd, 4th and 5th ($75.26 each).

Prize dollar amounts are an estimate based on current tonnage submitted and may be subject to change.


Click here to see the full OSBRC Leaderboards!

The OSBRC Award prize estimate:

$50.17


Iron Earth Canada is excited to be apart of the OSBRC this year! The first 125 schools to register this year will receive a free bag of Iron Earth for their school garden! Sign up for the Iron Earth School Fundraiser for a chance to win $500 worth of free product!

Learn more about the benefits of Iron Earth here.

Battery Preperation Safety

Most of the batteries that we use everyday do not require any special preparation before recycling. However, we do recommend that precautionary measures be taken when recycling certain types of batteries to reduce any risk of short-circuit.

To learn more about how to safely store and prepare your batteries for recycling, click here.

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Sick Kids Foundation

The Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge and Raw Materials Company Inc. are proud to be a part of the effort to raise money for such an important charity. Proceeds from this event will help support the SickKids Foundation.

Click here for more information.

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